A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Kirakira in Solomon Islands on Thursday. Event id: us700061du. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700061du. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.13 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 161.294 East, latitude -10.4101 South, depth = 43.13 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:59:15 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/19 / 2019-10-30 22:59:15 / October 30, 2019 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Kirakira (c. 1 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, Solomon Islands (c. 559 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirakira (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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